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University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Richard Pilsner
December 8, 2016

His study is one of the first to investigate whether preconception exposures to phthalates in fathers has an effect on embryo quality, which can affect a couple's success in conceiving.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Laura Vandenberg
December 3, 2016

She discusses which cookware materials are safe. Vandenberg says many types of non-stick cookware contain a chemical component PFOA, something that can take centuries to break down and can cause cancer.

December 1, 2016

Peltier says the market for these DIY air pollution sensors is growing but it’s not always clear what they are measuring or if they are being properly used.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Richard Pilsner
November 21, 2016

The team received a $375,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate links to health effects in offspring born from mice exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Laura Vandenberg
November 2, 2016

The group cited her “outstanding leadership in conducting critical research to identify and address the many issues concerning endocrine disruptors.”

The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is a co-organizer of the Western Massachusetts Health Summit in 2016
October 25, 2016

The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
October 13, 2016

The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is searching to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor in Health Equity position. Requirements include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service in support of an emerging Center for Advancing Community Health Equity, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates must possess strong research skills with excellent potential for, or a proven track record of, extramural research funding, preferably from federal funding agencies.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
September 26, 2016

The event brings alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all departments together to celebrate the SPHHS community.

September 14, 2016

The article discusses his lab's latest findings about the poor protections offered by cloth masks in places with high air pollution rates.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
September 13, 2016

Lorraine Cordeiro and Krystal Pollitt both received $1,000 fellowships to develop or augment courses with sustainability-related topics.

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